I can’t believe I’m typing this less than a year after forking out a sewing machine for the first time ever. I completely made a quilt. Yes, I made a quilt before, but that was yarn-tied and not properly binded (after doing some research), so I will call this one my first quilt also. 🙂
The idea sparked after my local quilt shop had a 50% off sale. I raided the store for Amy Butler fabrics, as well as the charm pack and backing for this quilt.
Fabric is: Lily and Will charm pack, backing fabric is Plume by Tula Pink
The quilt pattern is from Oh, Fransson’s blog. It’s fabulous for a first quilt, because charm packs are pre-cut, and all you need to do is cut some of these in half for the colored strips. Then, cut a few strips of Kona cotton and you’re good to go. Easy and quick!
Of course, I laid out all of the squares and arranged them around. I think this was the most fun of the project. 🙂 I love the pastels and designs.
I used Kona Cotton in Snow to put between the colored strips of fabric, and I think it just ended up looking fantastic!
I used a walking foot to quilt this in (not so) straight lines. That foot is my new BFF. It looks so puffy and cute!
Gosh, I hope the Mom and baby LOVE this quilt. This quilt was definitely a learning experience for me. My binding is not perfect in the least, but I will agree with the majority in saying that it’s fairly therapeutic to sit down and just finish off the binding by hand. 🙂
Next up? Time to work on my Christmas quilt block squares. There’s still time for you to join in the fun! We’re working on group 2. 🙂